• The Pitfalls of Sunak’s ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ Scheme

    On the 7th of July, Rishi Sunak Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced his next bid to help minimise the damage to the economy caused by COVID-19, the Eat Out to Help Out scheme....
  • Impostor Syndrome At Uni: Accepting Your Authentic Self

    At any talk or network event, there is always an inspirational speaker with admirable confidence stood in front of me, so I intuitively ask if they’ve ever experienced feelings of unworthiness. They all say yes. Impostor Syndrome, characterised by low self-esteem, self-doubt, and feelings of inadequacy, plagues too many...
  • CoronaUnity – An interview with co-founder, James Augustin

    Lilith interviews James, the co-founder of CoronaUnity, an organisation that aims to support people during lockdown. Entirely run by student volunteers, he gave me an insight into the passion and hard work of everyone involved. Read on to find out how you make a difference too!...
  • Lockdown and the Pressure of Productivity – Confessions of a Workaholic

    I’m a self-diagnosed workaholic. I’m obsessed with keeping busy, always living life in the fast lane.
    When lockdown fell upon the country, like many others, I thought it would be a great opportunity to relax and rejuvenate, whilst also getting plenty of work done....
  • The Benefits of Brightening Your Room with Houseplants

    With the meagre furnishings of student houses, houseplants can transform even the most unattractive room into a tropical oasis! Not only are plants proven to improve indoor air-quality, purifying our living-space with the release of oxygen during photosynthesis, they also absorb gases such as CO2 and toxic VOCs (volatile organic...
  • A Review of Portland’s New Zero Waste Shop

    Lilith tried out UoN's newest addition, Portland Zero, and has shared her feedback, as well as what's on offer....
  • An Interrailing Travel Disaster

    Interrailing: the popular student getaway. Two weeks to explore Europe in the heat of summer along with the novelties of aching legs and sun burnt shoulders. In many senses a budget holiday, interrailing gives you a taste of backpacking in short space of time. However, like any holiday, it...